By Allan Muir
News broke this afternoon that their center, Sidney Crosby, is out indefinitely with a broken jaw.
The Penguins revealed that Crosby, who leads the league in points (56) and is a favorite for the Hart Trophy, had surgery on his jaw on Saturday night. He had led Pittsburgh to the best record in the NHL, as well as a 15-game winning streak that will be put to the test Tuesday night against Buffalo The team stated on its website that it would provide a timetable later this week, but historical evidence suggests this type of injury keeps a player out of the lineup for 4-6 weeks. Here's the story from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.